Old World

ˈəuldˈwə:ldСтарый (Новый) свет

Англо-русский словарь экономических терминов. 2001.

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  • old-world — [ōld′wʉrld′] adj. 1. of or from the Old World, esp. Europe 2. having or displaying certain usually good qualities or characteristics associated with European customs, manners, or standards [old world hospitality] …   English World dictionary

  • Old World — Old World1 adj. designating or of a group of animals or plants native to the Eastern Hemisphere, esp. Eurasia and Africa Old World2 n. the Eastern Hemisphere; Europe, Asia, and Africa: often used specifically with reference to European culture,… …   English World dictionary

  • old´-world´ly — old world «OHLD WURLD», adjective. 1. Also, Old World. of or having to do with the Eastern Hemisphere; not of the New World; not American: »old world monkeys, old world folk songs. 2. belonging to or characteristic of a former period: »old world… …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-world — adj. 1. Characteristic of former times especially in Europe; as, an old world cottage. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Biology) Native to the Old World; not found in the Americas; as, old world monkeys. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old World — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old-world — old worldly, adj. old worldliness, n. /ohld werrld /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the ancient world or to a former period of history. 2. of or pertaining to the Old World: old world customs. 3. characteristic of the Old World; quaint; traditional …   Universalium

  • Old World — n the Old World the Eastern ↑Hemisphere, especially Europe, Asia, and Africa →↑New World ▪ the civilizations of the Old World …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • old-world — adj [only before noun] an old world place or quality is attractive because it is old or reminds you of the past ▪ The town has retained much of its old world charm …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • old-world — old′ world′ adj. 1) of or pertaining to the ancient world or to a former period of history 2) of or pertaining to the Old World • Etymology: 1705–15 old′ world′ly, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • old-world — old ,world adjective an old world quality or place is old fashioned in a pleasant and attractive way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Old World — n. The combined territories of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Eastern Hemisphere, as distinguished from The Americas, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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